Sukma

  • 3 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Sukma 09-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Sukma: Three personnel of Cobra force of Central Reserved Police Force were killed in an encounter with Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday. In the first incident that occurred in Sukma district, Naxals opened heavy fire on a patrol of the specialised anti-Naxal operations force CoBRA that was...
  • Jharkhand: Two security personnel injured in encounter with Naxals 13-03-2014 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: One CRPF personnel and a police official were injured in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in the Latehar district of Jharkhand on Thursday noon. The encounter is still underway. According to Home Ministry sources, a top leader of the Naxals may be hiding in the area....
  • CRPF had intel inputs about Maoist threat in Sukma: Sources 12-03-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: A day after 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed by over 200 armed Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, sources say that the CRPF was aware of Maoist threat in the region. "Specific intelligence was given to the concerned CRPF and state police officers about the...
  • We will avenge Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh: Sushil Kumar Shinde 12-03-2014 12:05 PM

    Raipur: Condemning the deadly Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh a day ago, Home Minister Sushil Kumar on Wednesday said India will avenge it. "Hum iska badla lenge (We will take revenge)," Shinde told reporters at a press meet. The government has also decided to hand over the probe...
  • Chhattisgarh heads for Lok Sabha polls amidst repeated Naxal strikes 11-03-2014 08:26 PM

    Raipur: The Naxal strike again in Chhattisgarh just a month ahead of the general elections clearly indicates that the election season would not be an easy ride for security personnel in the state. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 16...
  • After Sukma ambush, alert sounded in 3 Maoist-hit districts of UP 11-03-2014 07:46 PM

    An alert has been sounded in the three Maoist-hit districts of Uttar Pradesh following the Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chattisgarh on Tuesday. Talks have been held with the regional coordinator of the central paramilitary forces SN Sawat and alert has been sounded in view of today's attack in...
  • Naxal attack: Union Home Secretary calls emergency meet 11-03-2014 06:17 PM

    In wake of the killing of 20 security personnel in a Naxal attack in Chhattigarh's Sukma, the Union Home Secretary has called an emergency meet on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shinde vows action as 20 security personnel killed 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Raipur: Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police who were assisting a road construction and demining party when the troops were attacked by over 200...
  • RK Singh extends best wishes to soldiers' families killed by Naxals 11-03-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: Former Home Secretary RK Singh made a faux pas by extending his best wishes to the families of the security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack on Tuesday. Fifteen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and five policemen lost their lives in a fierce encounter...
  • Chhattisgarh: 200 Naxals attack security personnel in Sukma, kill 20 11-03-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. The...
  • Chhattisgarh: 3 security personnel injured in encounter with Naxals 11-03-2014 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: Three security personnel were injured in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. The encounter took place near the Jiram Ghati area in Sukma. Sources said that the encounter had been since Monday evening. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: 5 CRPF personnel injured in a Naxal attack 09-02-2014 01:47 PM

    Sukma: Five CRPF personnel were critically injured in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. It is not for the first time that the region witnessed a gun battle between the CRPF and the Maoists. In 2013, Naxalites had opened fire at CRPF camps in Sukma district, but the attack...
  • Chhattisgarh: Narendra Modi to address four election rallies today 14-11-2013 07:56 AM

    Raipur: BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is set to address four election rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh on Thursday. Modi's visit comes after party unit workers demanded to extend his campaign in the states having elections. Chhattisgarh votes in the second phase of elections this month....
  • Chhattisgarh polls: First phase ends amidst low voter turnout 11-11-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Voting for the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls in 18 constituencies ended amidst a low voter turnout. There was no voter turnout in 42 polling booths in Sukma where polling booths are located inside security camps. As per the Election Commission data released at 1pm, 33 per...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals fire at CRPF camps in Sukma district 11-06-2013 12:25 AM

    Raipur: Naxalites on Monday night opened fire at CRPF camps in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district but the attack was repulsed by security personnel. Sources said three different camps of the paramilitary in south Bastar were targeted in Naxal gunfire which was suitably retaliated to by the troops. The firing went on...
  • Chhattisgarh: MoS PMO blames BJP govt for Naxal attack 28-05-2013 11:30 PM

    Bangalore: Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V Narayanasamy on Tuesday blamed the Chhattisgarh government for the massacre of 28 people in an attack by Maoist rebels on a Congress convoy in Sukma district last week. "I squarely blame the Chhattisgarh government and its Chief Minister...
  • The Last Word: What is the best way of fighting Naxalism? 28-05-2013 10:26 PM

    Karan Thapar discusses the question with a panel of experts. ...
  • Naxal attack: Jagdalpur SP suspended 28-05-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh government swung into action more than three days after the gruesome Naxal massacre which resulted in the deaths of senior Congress leaders in the state. The government on Tuesday suspended the SP of Bastar district Jagdalpur and transferred the IG and the collector of Bastar range....
  • IAF drones fails to track Naxals in Chhattisgarh 27-05-2013 06:58 PM

    Raipur: The deadly Naxal attack on the Congress leaders in Jagdalpur could have been prevented had the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) not been lying idle in faraway Hyderabad. According to intelligence sources, since every drone takes off from Hyderabad, they can't spend sufficient number of hours hovering over the Naxal-affected...
  • Naxal attack: Sonia appreciates courage of Cong leaders 26-05-2013 01:35 PM

    Raipur: Appreciating the courage of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said the "cowardly" Maoist strike was not an attack on the Congress or its leaders but on democratic values. "I appreciate the courage and bravery of the leaders who inspite of several adversities, took a...
  • Chhattisgarh: More than 600 CRPF personnel mobilised 26-05-2013 02:26 AM

    New Delhi: More than 600 CRPF personnel, including CoBRA commandos, have been rushed to sanitise and take control of the Naxal attack site in Chhattisgarh where over a dozen people, including senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma, were killed on Saturday. The Centre has mobilised the CRPF personnel to not only...
  • Naxals kill Salwa Judum founder Mahendra Karma, 20 others 26-05-2013 01:25 AM

    Raipur: In one of the deadliest Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh, at least 21 people including anti-Naxal movement Salwa Judum's founder Mahendra Karma and former Congress MLA Uday Mudliyar were killed on Saturday evening in Darba Ghati Valley of Jagdalpur district. The attack targeting the Congress party convoy occurred during the...
  • All should rise above party politics to fight terror: BJP 26-05-2013 12:11 AM

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday condemned the Maoist attack on Congress leaders and workers in Chhattisgarh and said all should rise above party politics to fight terror with a heavy hand. NDA Working Chairperson LK Advani called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to express his concern over the attack. "Advani...
  • Chhattisgarh: Kidnapped Cong leader's son pleads to Naxals to free him 25-05-2013 11:06 PM

    Raipur: Umesh Patel, one of the sons of senior Congress leader Nand Kumar Patel who was abducted by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district, on Saturday appealed to the ultras to free his father unharmed. "I appeal to the Naxals to release my father and brother", Umesh said. Nand Kumar Patel,...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack is attack on political system: MP CM 25-05-2013 10:47 PM

    Bhopal: Terming the Naxal attack on Congress leaders' convoy in Chhattisgarh as "an attack on the Indian political system", Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed condolence over the killing of party leader Mahendra Karma in the incident on Saturday. "The attack has exposed the ugly face of Naxalism....
  • Home Ministry rushes additional forces to Chhattisgarh 25-05-2013 10:20 PM

    New Delhi: After a major Naxal attack on a Congress rally in Chhattisgarh, the Union Home Ministry on Saturday night said it is rushing additional paramilitary forces to help launch a combing operation for release of abducted leaders. "Home Ministry has sent additional forces to Chhattisgarh to assist the local...
  • Chhattisgarh: PM, Sonia condemn Naxal attack 25-05-2013 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday talked to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and asked him if any Central assistance is required by the state in the wake of the Maoist attack on Congress leaders. UPA Chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi condemned the incident, saying it was...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill Salwa Judum founder Mahendra Karma 25-05-2013 08:59 PM

    Raipur: In one of the deadliest Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh, the founder of the anti-Naxal movement, Salwa Judum, Mahendra Karma was killed on Saturday evening in Jagdalpur district. Apart from Karma, a Congress MLA was killed, the state Congress president was kidnapped and another party leader was seriously hurt in...
  • Watch: Ten Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh 17-04-2013 10:07 AM

    Ten Naxals were killed and several others injured in an encounter with security forces in Maoist-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. ...